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Mohegan’s Corporate PR Team Supports Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Pennsylvania & other Mohegan properties

UNCASVILLE, CT – March 2, 2023 – Mohegan [1], world-renowned
entertainment and gaming brand is formerly known as Mohegan Gaming &
Entertainment, today announced the promotion of Cody Chapman to Public
Relations Director and named Charisse Huff Public Relations Manager.
Chapman and Huff will assist with external communication strategies and
oversee media relations for Mohegan Sun [2] and other Mohegan
properties, with a focus on the Northeast. Mohegan PR is led by the VP of
Corporate  Communications, Jennifer Ballester, who has been with Mohegan
since the opening of Mohegan Sun in 1996.

Cody Chapman, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, has been with Mohegan since
2007, where he started as PR Specialist for Mohegan Sun. In 2012, he
took on responsibilities as a Sports & Entertainment Publicist, a role
currently held by Jacqueline LeBlanc. A key responsibility for the S&E
Publicist involves in media relations for the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun
Arena, which hosts more than 100 concerts and sporting events annually.
In 2015, Chapman was named PR Manager for Mohegan Sun, a role that
gradually supported more corporate-level initiatives for Mohegan. As
Director, Chapman will guide the Public Relations team and strategize
goals for the department, working closely with corporate leadership,
Mohegan Sun leadership, corporate Communications, and Mohegan PR firm,
Coyne PR [3].

Charisse Huff joined Mohegan Sun in the fall of 2018 and in her time
with the organization, she has been a vital asset to the overall
Marketing Communications department, serving first as PR Specialist
before moving on to Communications Manager in 2021, where she helped
synergize and streamline all major promotional efforts across PR, Social
Media, Advertising, and Internet Marketing.  As PR Manager, Charisse will
steer the day-to-day PR as well as lead efforts for major announcements,
key events and milestones across the flagship property, Mohegan Sun, as
well as Mohegan Pennsylvania in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and Resorts Casino
Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.

Both Chapman and Huff will also provide PR support for Mohegan Digital
[4], which is Mohegan’s iGaming division.

Major events that Chapman and Huff supported in the last two years
include Mohegan Sun’s 25th Anniversary [5], the opening of TAO Asian
Bistro & Lounge, the launch of the 11,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun
FanDuel Sportsbook and the 19th annual Sun Wine & Food Fest this past
January, saw a record turn-out for its signature event, The Grand

Chapman is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and Huff
is a graduate of the University of Hartford.

For more information on Mohegan, please visit [6] and
for the latest news on Mohegan Sun, visit [7]

_Cody Chapman |PR Director for Mohegan_ |_

_Charisse Huff | PR Manager for Mohegan | [email protected]_

_Jacqueline LeBlanc | S&E Publicist for Mohegan Sun |
[email protected]__ _


Mohegan is the owner, developer, and manager of premier entertainment
resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia. Mohegan’s
U.S. operations include resorts in Connecticut, Washington,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Nevada; Canadian operations are based in
Niagara Falls; and Mohegan Inspire is located in Incheon, South Korea.
The brand’s iGaming division, Mohegan Digital, provides cutting-edge
online gaming solutions to Mohegan’s loyal fan base and meets the
digital needs of customers on a global scale.  Mohegan is the owner and
operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA.
For more information on Mohegan and its properties, please visit [6].

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